Dick Gustafson
Vail, CO, Colorado

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October 26, 2012
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Vail Valley Voices: Why to vote for Romney

Domestic financial issues:

We need a president who will pay attention to all security briefings.

We need a president who tell the truth about administration decisions.

We need a president who will take responsibility for actions regarding terrorist attacks

We need a president who will have real transparency for the people.

We need a president who is serious about the job, not just the social events.

We need a president who is serious about the job, not just being a celebrity.

We need a president who understands business problems and not social organizing.

We need a president who understands economics and how to create private jobs.

We need a president who can produce an acceptable budget every year, not every four years.

We need a president who has the guts to cut spending and reduce the debt.

We need a president who refuses to continue mortgaging our kids' future to China.

We need a president who doesn't cover up his spending addiction with higher taxes.

We need a president who understands that higher taxes will kill jobs and growth.

We need a president who will not punish successful people with wealth redistribution.

Other domestic issues:

We need a president who develops our resources so we can become energy independent.

We need a president who makes a commitment to enforce current border control laws.

We need a president who doesn't spend most of his four years campaigning.

We need a president who keeps campaign promises.

We need a president who will not continue to push or not correct his unpopular policies.

We need a president who will streamline government departments and czars.

We need a president who will appoint an attorney general who will not cover up biases.

We need a president who accepts responsibility for his own policies and their results.

We need a president who will support a strong military and control government leaks.

We need a president who respects the Constitution and our founding fathers.

Foreign affairs:

We need a president who has pride in America, not one who apologies for America.

We need a president who will keep our next strategic move a secret from our enemies.

We need a president who knows how to win an international conflict.

We need a president who understands that you can't negotiate those who want to kill you.

We need a president who understands you negotiate from strength.

We need a president who supports our allies and is tough with our enemies.

We need a president who can identify a threat and act to protect America first.

We need a president who will reevaluate our grants to foreign countries.

We need a president who can identify our enemies and understands them.

We need a president who rewards our friends - only.

In other words, we need a leader for a president.

Dick Gustafson, of Vail, is a former two-term Eagle County commissioner.


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